Top 10 Most Affordable Cities in the US To Move To Now

Harlingen, Texas

Harlingen is the cheapest U.S. city with a metro area of at least 50,000 people.The city borders the Rio Grande and Gulf of Mexico at Texas' southernmost point. 

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Kalamazoo consistently ranks among the cheapest U.S. cities. Unfortunately, too many residents need affordable prices.Nearly 31% of Kalamazoo people (73,255) live in poverty.

McAllen, Texas

Although McAllen is one of the cheapest areas to live in the U.S., it costs. The McAllen-Edinburg-Mission metro region has 29.3% poverty. This is more than double Texas' 14.3% and the U.S.'s 12.8%. 

Decatur, Illinoi

Decatur, Illinois and its metro area are known for agriculture and manufacturing. In 2013, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) shifted its headquarters to Chicago but keeps operations in central Illinois. 

oplin, Missouri

Bonnie and Clyde's hideout in Joplin was formerly its most famous feature. Unfortunately, Joplin is best renowned for tornadoes like the 2011 storm that devastated 30% of the city.

Topeka, Kansa

Topeka, a prairie town on the Kansas River, has many single-family houses, parks, and coffee shops.

Anniston, Alabama

The Anniston metro area is an hour east of Birmingham. The city's closeness to the Mountain Longleaf National Wildlife Refuge is ideal for hikers, mountain bikers, and other outdoor enthusiasts.

Conway, Arkansa

Insight Enterprises is one of many high-tech enterprises in Conway, an affordable suburb of Little Rock (pop. 749,673).

Albany, Georgia

Albany, 150 miles south of Atlanta in southwestern Georgia, is most known as Ray Charles' birthplace. To remember, downtown has a shrine to the great singer and songwriter. 

Jackson, Mississippi

Metro Jackson is shockingly diverse, appealing to Civil War buffs, blues fans, and ballet fans. The two-week USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson draws international dancers every four years to compete for medals.

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